India vs New Zealand Test Series:- Tim Southee took 5 wickets in the first innings of the first Test. He became the first fast bowler from New Zealand to achieve this feat in Kanpur.
Brilliant bowling by Tim Southee
New Zealand has made a great comeback in the first Test on the back of the superb bowling of Tim Southee. On the second day of the match (India vs New Zealand Test Series), Saudi did this feat by taking 4 wickets in the first session. However, thanks to Shreyas Iyer’s century, Team India managed to cross the 300-run mark.
After 42 years, a foreign fast bowler created history
On the second day till lunch on Friday, the team has scored 339 runs for 8 wickets. R Ashwin is playing after scoring 38 runs. After 42 years in Kanpur, a foreign fast bowler took 5 wickets.
Gave the team its first success of the day
On the second day of the match, Team India started playing ahead of 258 runs for 4 wickets. In the third over of the day, Tim Southee gave the team the first success of the day by bowling Ravindra Jadeja. Jadeja could not add a single run to his 50-run score. After this, the wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha (1) could not perform well. He was also dismissed by the 32-year-old Saudi.
Iyer got out after scoring a century
Shreyas Iyer scored 105 runs in 171 balls. Hit 13 fours and 2 sixes. He was dismissed by Tim Southee after scoring a century in the debut test. Saudi completed his 5 wickets by dismissing Axar Patel. Akshar could score only 3 runs. After 1979 in Kanpur, a foreign fast bowler took 5 wickets in an innings. Earlier in 1979, Sikandar Bakht and Ehtesamuddin of Pakistan did this.